The Group of Death at the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in the most stylish fashion. Germany and Portugal, two of the biggest contenders of winning the World Cup face off in a group stage match that will definitely be the most watched group stage match of this year’s World Cup. When a group stage match features World Class players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller, Lukas Podolski, Fabio Coentrao and many more, one can imagine the importance of the match.
Germany is a team that hunts together like a pack of wolves while Portugal is a one man army and all their hopes of winning the World Cup rest on Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal’s playoff against Sweden was an indication of the brilliant things that Ronaldo can do on his own on a football pitch.
The game could well decide who finishes top of Group G, one of the tougher group in the tournament with the presence of USA and Ghana as well.
Here is a look at Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup: Date Time Telecast Channels Starting X1.
Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup Date
June 16, 2014
Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup Kick Off Time
GMT: 4:00 pm
Indian Standard Time: 9:30 pm
USA: 12:00 pm
Brazil: 1:00 pm
Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup Telecast Channels
Portugal: RTP, CMTV, SportTV
Germany: ARD, ZDF
USA: ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes
Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV
Croatia: HRT 2, ZDF
UK: ITV 1, ITV Player
India: Sony SIX
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
Norway: NRK, TV2
France: TF1, beIN Sports, Germany: ARD, ZDF
Singapore: Mediacorp, Singtel
Brazil: Rede Globo, Fix Sports, ESPN, Band Sports
Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup Other Information
Stadium: Arena Fonte Nova
Home Team: Germany
Away Team: Portugal
Germany Coach: Joachim Low
Portugal Coach: Paulo Bento
Germany Expected Starting X1:
Phillip Lahm – Per Mertesacker – Mats Hummels – Jerome Boateng
Bastian Schweinsteiger – Tony Kroos
Mesut Ozil – Mario Goetze – Andre Schurrle
Portugal Expected Starting X1:
Joao Pereira – Bruno Alves – Pepe – Fabio Coentrao
Joao Moutinho – Miguel Veloso – Raul Meireles
Nani – Helder Postiga – Cristiano Ronaldo
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